Partners at Acker Choquette

Founding Partners

Denis Acker & Frédéric Choquette

About Denis Acker, founding partner of Acker Choquette

Me Denis Acker is a Canadian Attorney co-founder of the Legal Consultancy Firm Acker Choquette which is operating out of Dubai.

Denis is a member of the Montreal Bar Association with over twenty years of experience. He is specialized in Company Formation, Establishment of Trusts and Foundations as well as Investment Immigration.

He also exercises as a foreign associate of Valletta Legal, a firm based in Valletta, Malta, where he gives guidance to foreign investors in their projects of establishment in Malta and further afield in other EU countries.

He is also a member of The International Bar Association and The Canadian Bar Association.

Phone Number:

+971 4 355 0004


About Frédéric Choquette, founding partner of Acker Choquette

Lawyer and Member in good standing with the Bar of the province of Québec since 1994, Frédéric Choquette is strategic council at the “Société Québécoise des infrastructures”. 

From 2006 to 2013, he was director for policies and procedures at “Infrastructure Quebec at the government of Quebec Public-Private Partnerships Agency.  His main responsibilities involved the development and implementation of best practices in the planning and delivery of large infrastructure projects.
Prior to joining these Quebec government infrastructure agencies, M. Choquette was appointed in 2004 to the position of legal coiunsel in charge of coordonatin the inquireies at the “Commission d’enquête sur les dépassements de coûts et des échéanciers du chantier de la société Papiers Gaspésia”, allowing for a better understanding of the mistakes involved in the modernization of a pulp and paper facility in Chandler, which has led to a major government financial fiasco. 


Furthermore, Frédéric has lived 6 years in the United Arab Emirates where he co founded in 1997 a law firm specializing in the fileds of corporate law, international private law and commercial arbitration, enhancing his expertise in the implementation of business development and projects financing strategies, stakeholder analysis and the implementation of performance based management for public and private organizations.  


Frédéric Choquette dedicates most of his free time in the teaching and training of projects management to managerial staff from state companies in emerging countries, mostly in Africa and Asia. 

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Practice Areas

Over the years, Denis and Frédéric have been polishing their specialities, making Acker Choquette able to tailor solutions for clients in all practices listed on our website.